With the advent of Halloween comes the inevitable advent of people trying to turn ~tech~ things into viable costumes. The results? Always terrible. Read More
When will criminals ever learn?
Over the weekend, the owners of Mortie’s Boutique in Illinois said their store was robbed of a rather distinctive “leopard color dress.” The store’s surveillance video showed a woman breaking into the store and taking several items, including that dress. So, they made a Facebook post to ask if anyone in the apparently small town of West Frankfort had seen the dress. Read More
Just as you were growing concerned with millennial’s obsession with selfies, someone threw them right in with the most important meal of the day.
A company is taking custom orders so you can get a selfie branded onto your multigrain and literally eat your face for breakfast.
Ever worried that everyone in your social graph was living a more magical life than yours? Has your FOMO gotten the best of you? Are you looking for a way to prove that your traveling experiences are as interesting as everyone else you know? No worries, Snapchat has heard your call: now with just a couple of Read More
As the violent conflict between Israel and Gaza continues, Israelis are passing time in the most 2014 way possible: They’re taking selfies.
The new phenomenon, dubbed “bomb shelter selfies” as reported by the Jerusalem Post, is a group picture of smiling people waiting out their time until the missile warning sirens stop emitting their terrifying noise. A Facebook group dedicated to the trend has amassed more than 1,500 likes in the past few days. Read More
Spanish police are searching for a man who took an idiotic selfie in front of a charging bull.
Police say the man slowed down deliberately in front of the half-ton beast so he could take the picture and (most likely) impress his friends about how daring and edgy he is. Per a picture captured by Getty Images, local authorities are searching for a bearded man spotted a wearing a red sweater and white pants. Uh, good luck? Read More
You have to be leading a pretty charmed life if one of your chief gripes is the fact that Alec Baldwin’s wife is uploading yoga selfies on Instagram.
And yet, that’s exactly what a few NYC yogis did in the New York Post today. In the story “Celebrity posers have yoga world in a twist,” yoga instructors throw major shade at celebs like Gisele Bundchen, Kaley Cuoco and the aforementioned Hilaria Baldwin. And it’s not because these ladies have disparaged those who practice yoga — it’s because they’re partaking in it too publicly.
And it’s just one more example of critics crying “attention whore!” at women who dare to control their own images using social media. Why do they even care what goes on in another person’s Instagram feed? Let’s allow them to explain. Read More
Step aside, Ellen, because a bunch of koala bears in a Sydney zoo have just become the new masters of selfie-taking.
As Australia’s The Telegraph reports, three koalas at the WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo at Darling Harbour are rising to stardom over their newfound obsession with selfies.
They’re not using iPhones (that would be really hard, given their oddly-shaped paws), but a Sony QX100 camera, which has been installed in their enclosure. The camera, which was reportedly installed a few weeks ago, consists of a small lens attached to a tripod with bendable legs — easy for wrapping around a tree branch. The koalas’ movements trigger the camera to capture images, which are then displayed on a nearby screen. Read More
The only thing worse that you could probably include in your selfies than snow is a dead body. That’s what an Alabama high school student did after taking a picture with a cadaver in the background and Read More